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CCMI to recognise champions of the ocean

CCMI to recognise champions of the ocean

| 06/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) has launched its Ocean Awards, with nominations open in a range of categories aiming to recognise both individuals and companies committed to improving the health of the marine environment. The awards, part of the nonprofit organisation [...]

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Cayman represents at Commonwealth Games

Cayman represents at Commonwealth Games

| 05/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The XXI Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia, have officially begun, with Cayman’s delegation one of 71 countries taking part in the opening ceremony held Wednesday, 4 April. Flag bearer and long jumper Carl Morgan led the 21-member team, which will be competing in ath [...]

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Governor takes in Grand Cayman sights

Governor takes in Grand Cayman sights

| 05/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Governor Anwar Choudhury continued his familiarisation tours of the Cayman Islands Tuesday, 3 April, with visits to the fish market, the Mission House and Cayman Crystal Caves in Grand Cayman. Accompanied by Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, Choudhury began his tour at the fish mark [...]

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Women in Finance raise 52k for Special Needs

Women in Finance raise 52k for Special Needs

| 04/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The nonprofit 100 Women in Finance (100WF) Cayman branch, comprising professionals in the finance and alternative investment industries, raised more than $52,000 at their Barefoot Beach Gala for their 2018 designated beneficiary, the Special Needs Foundation Cayman (SNFC), which is [...]

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Heart charity boosts cardiac disease detection

Heart charity boosts cardiac disease detection

| 03/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) has donated more than $14,000 to the Health Services Authority (HSA) to be used to train several clinical professionals in efforts to improve the detection and management of cardiac disease and heart rhythm problems. Specifically, the donation will suppo [...]

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Governor visits Sister Islands

Governor visits Sister Islands

| 03/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Governor Anwar Choudhury spent his third day in the Cayman Islands on a tour of the Sister Islands. On his inaugural visit, Wednesday, 28 March, the governor was accompanied by Premier Alden McLaughlin; Chief Officer for the Ministry of District Administration, Tourism and Transpor [...]

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Cayman sailors competing in Europe

Cayman sailors competing in Europe

| 29/03/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Three young sailors from the Cayman Islands Sailing Club are representing their country at two high-profile regattas in Europe. Matheo Capasso, George Hider and Jaspar Nielsen, all students at Cayman International School, are competing in the 36th Lake Garda Optimist Meeting, in It [...]

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Inaugural mobile blood drive sets donor record

Inaugural mobile blood drive sets donor record

| 28/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority’s (HSA) first-ever mobile blood drive set a record for most pints donated in a single day. Altogether, 52 pints of blood were donated, with 40 people taking part for the first time and 63 registering to be blood donors. Car City hosted the event and [...]

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Young footballers hang up boots for Easter break

Young footballers hang up boots for Easter break

| 27/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CIFA): Games played in the sixth-round of the 2018 Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues this past Saturday, 24 March, marked the midway point of the season for the numerous teams. Players now look ahead to a well-deserved two-week Easter break to rest weary limbs, nurse any inju [...]

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Swim team heads to CARIFTA championships

Swim team heads to CARIFTA championships

| 26/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands National Swim Team will be heading to the CARIFTA Aquatic Championships in Jamaica 29 March, with 36 swimmers, the largest overall squad in history. For the first time, Cayman will be competing in synchronised swimming, along with competitive age group swimming i [...]

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Brac Spring Weekend a community success

Brac Spring Weekend a community success

| 23/03/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): This month’s Brac Spring Weekend, hosted by the Youth Services Unit (YSU), was a busy 48 hours of discussion, exploration, camaraderie and play. Held on Friday and Saturday, 9 and 10 March, teenagers and young adults from across Cayman Brac and several from Grand Cayman took part [...]

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Students score high at maths challenge

Students score high at maths challenge

| 23/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 100 of Cayman’s secondary school students demonstrated their mathematical ability at the 2018 Minds Inspired Mathematics Challenge held 15 and 16 March. The two-day event, now in its sixth year, tests students’ individual knowledge as well as their ability to collabor [...]

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Swimmers and runners enjoy new event

Swimmers and runners enjoy new event

| 22/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The inaugural Aquathlon Sea Swim and Run took place at Governor’s Beach on Saturday, 17 March, with 24 individuals and 27 two-person teams competing in the 800m sea swim, followed by a 3,000m run. The race, jointly organised by Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association (CIASA) an [...]

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World Kidney Day focuses on women’s health

World Kidney Day focuses on women’s health

| 22/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority (HSA) recently marked World Kidney Day by offering free health screenings of factors that indicate risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD). The theme for this year’s event, “Kidneys & Women’s Health – Include, Value, Empower”, underline [...]

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Appolina Bent called to the bar

Appolina Bent called to the bar

| 21/03/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Appolina Bent has been admitted to the bar of the Cayman Islands at proceedings held before Justice Richard Williams Tuesday, 20 March. She completed her articles of clerkship at Appleby over the past 18 months and has been appointed as an associate, working within the corporate pr [...]

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